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Holes philosophy / Cups

Holes philosophy

When you drink water, coffee, there will always be some residual water on the rim of the cup and drips to the table .Based on this, a cup has been designed to solve the water dripping.
A hole is designed on the cup, makes the dripped liquid flows back into the cup, so as not only to reduce the waste of resources, but also prompt people not to fill their cups full with water so as to warn people that the water overflows when it’s full , and cling vacancies, treasure every drop of resources, then the nature will vitalize endlessly and eventually humans will live happily.
The shape of the cup adopts the thought of Taoism, "one gives b

University

Yanshan University

Yanshan University
Qinhuangdao, China

Peng Wu,
Yanshan University

Rangchao Wu,
Yanshan University

Jiantao Wu,
Yanshan University